Tag Archives: Tim Hortons Brier

Tag Archives: Tim Hortons Brier

MQFT with Steve Laycock

Steve Laycock (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
September 13, 2016

This week, John sits down with Steve Laycock, the three-time defending Saskatchewan champion, a Brier bronze medallist, and a former World Junior champion. Steve’s team is ranked 7th on the World Curling Tour Order of Merit heading into the season and will be one of the teams competing at the Canada Cup. Welcome to Magical Question Fun Time, the Curling Canada feature where comedian John Cullen sits down with your favourite curlers for interviews like you have never seen. Each interview will feature eight questions: five standard questions that will be asked to each curler, two questions specific to that ...

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MQFT with Brad Gushue

Brad Gushue in action at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
April 29, 2016

This week, John sits down with a man who has had one the best curling seasons in recent memory, coming second at the Tim Hortons Brier, hoisting three Grand Slam titles, and winning the Grand Slam Cup before the final event of the season is even played. He’s been to 13 Tim Hortons Briers, won an Olympic gold medal, and he has a highway named after him, which is about the most bad-ass thing I can think of.

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McEwen, Gushue score big wins, Jacobs clinches playoff spot

Mike McEwen (Photo, Curling Canada/Michael Burns)
March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – If there’s one thing that’s been proven over and over again this week at the Tim Hortons Brier it’s that patience is needed, and is usually rewarded. Mike McEwen of Manitoba and Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador both fell behind early but patiently waited for their opportunities. For McEwen, third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak, lead Denni Neufeld and alternate Jon Mead that didn’t come until the seventh end against Jim Cotter of B.C. (2-6; Vernon-Kelowna). “You usually don’t win too many games when you give up two in the first end,” said a tired McEwen. “They made a great ...

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Koe win puts Alberta in good position at Tim Hortons Brier

Brent Laing, Marc Kennedy and Ben Hebert of Team Alberta. (Photo, Curling Canada/Michael Burns Photo)
March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – Former champion Kevin Koe of Alberta bounced back from a disappointing Tuesday with two wins Wednesday to put himself and his teammates in good position heading into their final day of round-robin play at the Tim Hortons Brier. But it hasn’t been as easy as their 9-4 win over Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec would suggest. “Man this is hard,” Alberta third Marc Kennedy said after they improved to 6-3. “You can’t miss much in this field. Overall we’re throwing the rock well, we all feel good, we’re confident, now we just need to make a couple of big ...

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St. John’s named to host 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

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September 14, 2015

Curling’s biggest rock stars will be heading to the Rock in 2017 for the Tim Hortons Brier, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Qualifying process for 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings unveiled

Winnipeg Mb.Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Brad Jacobs,third Ryan Fry,second E.J.Harnden,lead Ryan Harnden.(Back Row)skip Jennifer Jones,third Kaitlyn Lawes,second Jill Officer,lead Dawn McEwen.(Front Row) CCA/michael burns photo
May 14, 2015

An expanded field for the final step of qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be part of Canada’s bid for an unprecedented repeat as men’s and women’s Olympic curling gold-medallists, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Tim Hortons Brier looming large on horizon

2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup Curling, Calgary AB, John Morris, Carter Rycroft, Nolan Thiessen, CCA/michael burns photo
February 9, 2015

Ever get that feeling that you should be somewhere and you’re missing something major? I had that feeling last week as it was the first time in 10 years that I was not at the Alberta Men’s Provincials.

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Tim Hortons Brier Tankard is a dream come true

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December 23, 2014

During every Tim Hortons Brier final between the seventh and eighth ends, two RCMP officers bring the Brier Tankard out for everyone to see.

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Tim Hortons, CCA extend sponsorship agreement through 2018

January 15, 2014

The title sponsor of two of the world’s biggest curling events will remain in place through the 2017-2018 season, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Canadian curling’s first Triple Crown headed to Alberta

December 11, 2013

Canada’s top men’s curlers will be presented with a unique opportunity next season, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Martin set to defend Roar of the Rings title

October 30, 2013

The Martin team is already off to a strong start this season

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Russ Howard joins Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

April 11, 2013

A true legend of Canadian curling has received one of our country’s highest sporting honours.

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Northern Ontario’s Jacobs wins Tim Hortons Brier

March 11, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Jacobs’ dream came true Sunday when he and his Sault Ste. Marie team beat three-time champion Jeff Stoughton of Manitoba to win the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Jacobs wins Tim Hortons Brier for Northern Ontario

March 10, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie team defeated Jeff Stoughton of Manitoba 11-4 Sunday to win the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Howard wins bronze at Tim Hortons Brier

March 10, 2013

EDMONTON – Glenn Howard made his last-rock draw into the four-foot Sunday to give his Ontario team a 7-6 win over Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador in the bronze-medal game at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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